Wreaths Across America at Linn Grove Cemetery Requests Your Support to Honor Veterans and First Responders
Wreaths Across America is a nationwide program in over 4,000 cemeteries honoring Veterans by placing an evergreen wreath on Veterans’ graves. In Greeley, the Wreaths Across America at Linn Grove Cemetery program also honors first responders buried at the cemetery. Volunteers are needed from the Greeley community to ensure this annual ceremony is successful.
Ways to Help
Attending the Wreath Ceremony & Volunteering to place wreaths:
The Wreath Laying Ceremony at Linn Grove Cemetery will be on Saturday, December 16 at 10 a.m. After this brief ceremony, all those attending will be asked to help place wreaths on the graves of Veterans and first responders. Anyone is welcome to attend, and warm clothes and gloves are advised.
Sponsor a Wreath
For a small donation of $17, anyone can sponsor an evergreen wreath to be laid upon the grave of a Veteran or first responder. The deadline for sponsoring a wreath is November 28, 2023.
Make checks payable to: Wreaths Across America
- Mail to: P. O. Box 336961, Greeley, CO 80633
- Drop off at: Linn Grove Cemetery, Adamson’s Life Celebration Home, Hykes Ace Hardware, or The Pirate Radio
- Credit card online purchases: https://tinyurl.com/waalinngrove
“There’s much work to be done to ensure each Veteran and first responder is honored and remembered this December,” said Chris Ruth, location coordinator with Wreaths Across America at Linn Grove Cemetery. “We count on our community’s support. Volunteering or sponsoring a wreath is a wonderful opportunity to carry on our mission: to remember our Veterans. Honor those who served our community and country and teach our children the value of freedom.”
Wreaths Across America at Linn Grove is a program sponsored by Union Colony Exchange Club of Greeley, Colorado. Those interested in volunteering or sponsoring a wreath may contact Chris Ruth at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 970-302-2132 for more information. Follow the organization on social media at wreathsacrossamericalinngrove on Instagram, or at Facebook.com/WAALinnGrove.
Dec 1, 2023
Jaquelin Bonilla, Administrative Assistant II